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10 Questions with Rohit Gawas

How long have you worked at LFT?

I joined LFT Family in the month of December 2020. It’s been more than 6 months, that I have been working at LFT.

What is your role as algorithm engineer at LFT?

As an algorithm engineer at LFT, I am responsible for design, development and testing of state-of-the-art algorithms for Multi-Object Detection and Classification of objects based on Segmentation, Clustering and Rule-based classification methods.

What do you like most about your job?

Working at LFT as an algorithm engineer is an absolute dream. I really like the casual work atmosphere and love the outstanding level of collaboration at my role. One of the best features of my job which is dearest to me, is having the ability to choose between a diverse range of tasks.

What are 3 words you would use to describe LFT?

Autonomous, Progressive & Innovative.

What do you like to do when you are not working?

One of my favorite recreational activity when I am not working is cycling. It helps me to improve my strength, balance and coordination.

Where is the best place you have traveled to and why?

In the summer of 2019 I got to travel to Italy. It was one of the most beautiful places I have ever been to. Ancient history and rich culture. The food and wine were glorious. For me it was definitely a trip of a lifetime.

If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?

Recently, I started practicing and learning about Yoga and meditation. It helps me to stay calm in all situations of life, especially the rough ones. There is a good saying – a calm mind can think through any difficulties in life.

If you could choose anyone in the world, who would you pick as your mentor?

I would like to pick Rahul Dravid, popularly nicknamed as “The WALL” in the cricketing world as my mentor for life. He is one of the greatest cricket player India has ever had. He is known for being patient, calm and focused both in personal and professional life. I would like to learn these qualities being his mentee.

What one food do you wish had zero calories?

I wish Junka Bhakar would have zero calories. It is my favorite vegetarian traditional Indian dish prepared in Maharashtra, Goa and North Karnataka.

What is on your wish list for the next 10 years with LFT?

To become a subject matter expert and to be getting significantly involved into growth of LFT is definitely high on this list.

RG